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CODE 107028
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-LIN/12
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The English B2 course is aimed at revising and developing grammar and lexical structures at B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)*.

The English B2 course is an online one and can be accessed at the following URL https://clire.aulaweb.unige.it/

*The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) describes what a learner is supposed to be able to do in a foreign language.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The online module is aimed at developing English listening, reading, and Use of English skills at the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Referencce for Langauges.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

B2 – Upper intermediate

A speaker at a B2 level can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation. He/she can produce a clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

TEACHING METHODS

The online English B2 course is a self-directed learning - available at  https://clire.aulaweb.unige.it/. Please get in touch with the professor to receive the password to log in to the course.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The online English B2 course is available at https://clire.aulaweb.unige.it/ and it is made of 4 modules. The first three are exercises, activities and grammar focuses aimed at developing B2 level skills. Module 4 contains two mock tests allowing students to practice exam exercises and activities. 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

The online English B2 course is a self-directed learning - available at  https://clire.aulaweb.unige.it/

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MARCO BAGLI (President)

SANDRA CHRISTINE VLASTA

LESSONS

LESSONS START

The course is available at any time during the academic year at the following URL The online English B2 course is a self-directed learning - available at  https://clire.aulaweb.unige.it/. Please ask the professor to receive the password after October 2022. Please sign up in the dedicated Aulaweb page to receive further information.

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The English B2 exam is a PC-based test scheduled as other exam in the summer, autumn and winter exam session on https://cla.aulaweb.unige.it/.

 

The list below shows the exercises that will be part of the test:

  • Cloze test (1 cloze test with 15 mutliple-choice questions, each one with four options) 
  • Grammar cloze sentences (4 multiple-choice sentences based on grammar, each one with four options)
  • Vocabulary cloze sentences  (4 multiple-choice sentences based on vocabulary, each one with four options)
  • Listening comprehension  (2 different listening tasks with one question each, you will have three options per question)
  • Reading comprehension (1 reading task with one question, you will have four options per question)
  • Sentence transformations (3 sentences to transform each with one gap)
  • Word formation (3 sentences with one word to form from one offered in brackets)

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The English B2 PC-based exam tests B2 language skills and abilities. The exercises are similar in typology to those offered for practice in Module 4 of the online course.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
06/06/2023 11:00 GENOVA Scritto English B2 exam for Physics students 4:00 p.m. in Aula CLAT (Albergo dei Poveri) Please sign up for the exam at least 10 days before the exam date to allow for a better organization of the exam. Students can sit the exam only after having completed the online course B2. Second-year students who have an outdated certifications of English B2 (or above) may sit the exam without having completed the course. Please upload the certification online and send an email to the Professor's email address.
05/07/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto English B2 exam for Physics students 11:00 a.m. in Aula CLAT (Albergo dei Poveri) Please sign up for the exam at least 10 days before the exam date to allow for a better organization of the exam. Students can sit the exam only after having completed the online course B2. Second-year students who have an outdated certifications of English B2 (or above) may sit the exam without having completed the course. Please upload the certification online and send an email to the Professor's email address.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Please refer to the professor to receive the link and password to attend the course.